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Top 10 OSHA Violations of 2015*

  1. Fall Protection (1926.501) - 6,721 Violations
  2. Hazard Communication (1910.1200) - 5,192 Violations
  3. Scaffolding (1926.451) - 4,295 Violations
  4. Respiratory Protection (1910.134) - 3,305 Violations
  5. Lockout/Tagout (1910.147) - 3,002 Violations
  6. Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178) - 2,760 Violations
  7. Ladders (1926.1053) - 2,489 Violations
  8. Electrical - Wiring Methods (1910.305) - 2,404 Violations
  9. Machine Guarding (1910.212) - 2,295 Violations
  10. Electrical - General Requirements (1910.303) 1,973 Violations

*Preliminary figures as of September 8, 2015

 

Most common OSHA violations in 2015

This illustrated list includes the most common safety violations OSHA observed during inspections in 2015. Read to stay up to date with OSHA’s most current findings and to learn what hazards you should pay attention to in your workplace. Many of these hazards make the top 10 list every year, so it’s important to be aware of the prevalence of these dangers and the emphasis OSHA places on them. Share to help spread the word about these common hazards.

 

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